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FASS set to launch Architecture courses
Lancaster University is seeking a new Chair of Architecture to lead the development of an innovative new set of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes based in LICA.Learn More
Fine Art & Design Degree Show is ‘Under Construction’
Design and Fine Art come together to build an inspiring new exhibition entitled ‘Under Construction’, which opens at Lancaster University in June.Learn More
Royal seal of approval for FASS professor
Paul Muldoon, English Literature and Creative Writing's Distinguished Visiting Professor of Poetry, has received The Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry for 2017.Learn More
We’re among the best in the world!
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has four subjects ranked in the World Top 100 in the 2017-18 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.
Education - #54, Arts and Humanities –#55, Social Sciences - #73, Law - #82Learn More
Flexible undergraduate degree schemes to explore interests beyond your chosen discipline
Taught and research Masters programmes in a wide range of subject areas
Study for a PhD in a thriving graduate community
Study for a masters or PhD by distance or blended learning
Find out more about our free online courses.
£2 million of postgraduate funding for 2018 in the Arts & Social Sciences
Dr Emmanuel Tsekleves (LICA) represented FASS and Lancaster University at the UK-Peru Workshop: Relationship between Food, Nutrition and Health which took place in Lima, Peru.
Professor Lucy Suchman (Sociology) was interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live’s Up All Night programme discussing controversy over Google’s Project Maven, which aims to improve the ability of drones to identify humans. Professor Suchman was one of 700 academics who wrote a letter opposing this project.
Sophie Therese Ambler (History) writes for The Conversation and asks the question with Theresa May’s decision to join missile attacks in Syria without first consulting the House of Commons is the prime minister obliged to consult parliament – and if not, should she be?
We are committed to producing articulate, reflective and industrious graduates.
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